Microsoft 365, the integrated package that includes Windows 10, office 365 as well as enterprise mobility and security (EMS) gets new privacy feature to help the organization with more control and features to strengthen their privacy practices, as per the blog post on 30th May, Tuesday, Microsoft announced the new control features coming to Microsoft 365 for customers.
This new features added to Microsoft 365 by the tech giant Microsoft are intended to automatically expire and then revoke access to the encrypted emails and ensures data investigation ability to business with this subscription-based solution offered by the firm.
Thus, this tighter privacy control will help the business to independently manage encrypted emails, avoid the sharing of vulnerable data as well as investigate sensitive security issues.
According to Rudra Mitra (partner director of Microsoft office 365) statement in the blog post, with the office 365 advance message encryption, users will have more control which will allow them to disable or revoke their access to encrypted emails automatically through a secure web portal.
Mitra elaborated his statement giving the example “with advanced message encryption, you can leverage sensitive information types-such as health ids and automatically encrypt and expire the message in a month., which may be specified by the organization’s internal and external compliance required,”
Microsoft 365 is also powered by new data investigation controls which will allow users to address certain security aspects, like data leakage or phishing attacks. The new update will allow users to immediately delete sensitive data at the time of data leaks.
Mitra said that at the event of these leaks the control will allow users to “create an investigation to search and identify impacted contents or people and then delete the emails that may contain vulnerable information’s, to restrict end users from accessing them.”
Moreover, to block sensitive information in chat and channel conversation that may get leaked on the team, Microsoft has also launched new features into its teams.
These features for Microsoft team are intended to prevent data loss as well as information barrier while improving the workplace collaboration.